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Vice President for Business and Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Texas Southern University
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 20, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
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Vice President for Business and Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Texas Southern University (TSU) President Lesia Crumpton-Young invites candidates for the position of Vice President for Business and Finance and Chief Financial Officer (VPBF/CFO). The University is in search of a financial visionary who can not only lead the budgetary operations of the institution but also proactively seek opportunities to continue to advance TSU in areas of academic programming, industry partnerships, and as a leading HBCU.

As part of the President's Executive Cabinet, the VPBF/CFO oversees the Division of Finance and Administration and the university's operating budget of $200,102, 253,as well as the Departments of Public Safety, Information Technology, Facilities, and Human Resources, while alsosupporting innovation in academic programs. The VPBF/CFO will posses the knowledge and experience of traditional accounting and budgeting practices within higher education, as well as the ability to improve financial processes and practices, motivate and empower staff, and engage in university investments that support the short-term and long-term goals of the university. The VPBF/CFO should be familiar with the scope of financial practices within higher education and strive to further the University's mission and move TSU forward with sustained effort per the leadership agenda.

Application and Nomination Procedures
The search is being assisted by Academic Search. For additional information about this opportunity, please review the position profile, which includes the leadership agenda and full list of required and desired qualities and capabilities for the Vice President for Business and Finance and Chief Financial Officer, at under the "Open Searches" tab.

Application materials should include a cover letter addressing the leadership agenda and required and desired qualities as listed in the position profile, a current, long-form resume or curriculum vita (showing relevant administrative responsibilities and accomplishments) and the names, phone numbers and addresses of at least five professional references, with an indication of the candidate's relationship to each reference. References will not be contacted until a later stage in the search, and only with the candidate's foreknowledge.

The position is open until filled but only applications received by June 21, 2022, can be assured full consideration. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted electronically, and in confidence, to:

Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting the Senior Consultant for this search, Dr. Shirley R. Pippins at

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, TitleVIIof the Civil Rights Act.

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